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Re: [css3-fonts] default font features

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:21:26 +0200
Cc: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6AE9FE9F-09C7-46AC-81A0-47E98CFC30D3@crissov.de>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Jonathan Kew:

> [‘letter-spacing’]
> in OpenType terms we turn off 'liga', but leave 'rlig' (…) enabled.

Do blackletter fonts correctly – and probably depending on language – make ‘ch’, ‘ck’, ‘ſt’ and ‘tz’ required ligatures? Otherwise a major use-case of ‘letter-spacing’, i.e. “Sperrsatz”, would break.

PS: Yes, there are actual web pages using Fraktur (or similar) as their main font, even if these are mostly fora for Fraktur fans.
Received on Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:21:53 UTC

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